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Q: Ideapad flex 14"

Touchscreen of my laptop ideapad flex 14" has cracked. I don't know how it happened. Kindly help me out how I can repair it and what should I do about it.

























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can I change the keyboard of a Ideapad Flex 14 (S/N: QB08066381 ... which is non backlit) to a backlit one? 

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Hi All I'm facing a new issue nbsp with my ideapad flex A couple of days ago I get this error while the system was booting nbsp No Bootable Device Hit any key nbsp nbsp I nbsp Ideapad No 10 device Bootable Flex thought straight away Ideapad Flex 10 No Bootable device an hdd issue nbsp Indeed opening the setup utility I realized that the hard disk wasn't recognized in the information tab I changed the HDD with a new Ideapad Flex 10 No Bootable device one Now in the setup utility info tab the hdd is recognized correctly showing the model ST LM -SSHD- GB nbsp The problem now is that the issue persist nbsp I changed the following option to make sure I was able to boot from USB Secure boot DISABLEDPlatform Mode Setup ModeUSB Boot Enabledbut if I try to boot from USB with Windows Windows Ubuntu Lenovo UEFI Disgnostic I get the same error No Bootable Device The usb pen is not reconized If I press fn F the boot manager doesn't display any devices Even in the Setup Utility the UEFU Boot priority order is grayed out nbsp Help what can I do Any nbsp idea

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HI.. My laptop ideapad flex 14 now already have 4 Gb ram ddr3 Now I want to upgrade to 8, Some of my friends told me, that it is not safe. Make the motherboard become hot and reduce the lifetime of my laptop.Because my laptop only have 1 slot of memory Ram Any suggestions from expert here?? Thanks before

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Recently my touchscreen of my laptop stoped working. I reset the laptop and everything, looked for solutions online, but I cant find any solution. Sometimes it worked again out of nowhere. But i prefer that it works all the time. So if anybody has a solution? Thank you in advance!

A:touchscreen Lenovo ideapad flex 14

Same problem here. The touch screen suddenly stopped working this evening. Reinstalled chipset but to no avail.

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A:Flex 4 Ideapad 1470 memory

Hello and welcome,
 
Page 41 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual - Notebook should help.
 
Z.

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Hi. Touchscreen just stopped last week. No idea what caused it. Have tried some of the solutions suggested such as disabling and re-enabling "HID compliant touchscreen" in device manager but no success. running windows 10.Any ideas gratefully appreciated?

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I've had my Lenovo ideapad Flex 15 for just over a year now, so I guess this is the time at which things start going kerplooey. Today my touchscreen started going haywire, clicking rapidly and repeatedly in one random spot in the top left corner of my screen, so fast I couldn't use my touchpad to get the cursor away from the spot. After closing and reopening the computer, the problem stopped momentarily but then came back. I rebooted and when Windows restarted I received a pop up that "Windows Mouse and Keyboard Center has stopped working." The problem returned shortly after, and now my touchscreen has stopped working altogether. Can anyone help me?

A:Ideapad Flex 15 touchscreen woes

Update: The problem is now intermittently returning. If I close my laptop and reopen it, it seems to disable the touchscreen for a period of time so that I'm able to actually use my computer for a bit before it starts feverishly attacking that one area of the screen. All instructions I've found online to disable the touchscreen haven't worked... I'd love to have it functioning again though. Help? 

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I nbsp have an Ideapad Flex nbsp Since I upgraded yesterday to Windows I have lost the touchscreen ability I had up to that point on Windows On search working not Ideapad touchscreen upgra... on (Flex 15) for pen and touch I was given this message on a system information page No pen or touch input is available for this display I have looked in device manager under Human Interface Devices Expanding the Ideapad (Flex 15) touchscreen not working on upgra... view to show hidden devices I see HID compliant touch screen When I click to get device status this is the message nbsp Currently this hardware device is not connected to the computer Code To fix this problem reconnect this hardware device to the computer nbsp How do I do that I Ideapad (Flex 15) touchscreen not working on upgra... note a similar problem in Windows on this posting nbsp http answers microsoft com en-us windows forum windows -hardware touchscreen-not-working c cda nbsp Does anyone have any idea how to reconnect the hardware device -- or at least to solve this problem Thanks nbsp nbsp Mod's Edit Added model to Subject line for clarity Solved Go to Solution

A:Ideapad (Flex 15) touchscreen not working on upgra...

I solved the problem here for my sister's Flex 14.Press Windows+X and open Device Manager, go to Mouse and uninstall USB touchscreen.Solved the problem here...

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Installed Windows 10 on it, and it didn't fix it, reset to Windows 8, no fix, upgraded to 8.1 and still no fix, all updates and drivers installed, tried the device manager thing, yet still no touchscreen response. It doesn't even show up in device manager. Also, now the display, doesn't cover the whole screen, there are black bars all around the edges. 

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A:Lenovo Ideapad flex 14 touchscreen not working

Welcome to the Forums Bevvy! 
 
Press Windows+X.
- Select Device Manager.
- Find the Touchscreen driver under Mice and Other Pointing Devices>USB Touchscreen Controller(A111).  You're going to uninstall this and check the box that says "Delete the driver software for this device".  Don't worry, it won't blow up your computer.
- Restart your computer.
- Re-open the Device Manager, and confirm that the Touchscreen is now listed under Human Interface Devices.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that ?Star? button below to award a Kudo if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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A:IdeaPad Flex 14 Touchscreen not working after upgr...

Welcome to the Forums Invertore! 
 
Press Windows+X.
- Select Device Manager.
- Find the Touchscreen driver under Mice and Other Pointing Devices>USB Touchscreen Controller(A111).  You're going to uninstall this and check the box that says "Delete the driver software for this device".  Don't worry, it won't blow up your computer.
- Restart your computer.
- Re-open the Device Manager, and confirm that the Touchscreen is now listed under Human Interface Devices.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that ?Star? button below to award a Kudo if I helped. If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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A:Ideapad flex 15 display issue - not using full scr...

Hi Real,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Consider performing system restore to get your computer back the time when it worked.
 
Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that Kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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A:Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 14, poor battery life?

I have the same problem. Probably lasts an hour on a full charge. Piece of crap laptop and Lenovo should recall this garbage. I wouldn't recommend any of their products.

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A:Ideapad 100s - Win10 clean installation on ideapad...

 Hi larrens , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's a good thing you posted first before proceeding with any clean installation. 
Not sure what the Machine Number is to verify the details and specifications of your system.
 
But if you have a pc with a Windows Image Boot (or WIMBoot) you may not want to choose a clean installation. 
This new deployment of installation is compressing part of a big OS file so that you can have an operating system that can only take small spaces intended for small storages (SSD).
 
Best option to wipe out previous owners profile is a have a fresh out of the box image is using the Puch button Factory reset (Novo key similar to Item 7 page 1). Simply shutdown the system and use the button to turn on, System Recovery option would provide One key recovery from initial backup to do it. 
 
WIM boot are usually created thru OEM depot authorized by Microsoft . DIY for WIMboot maybe a bit complicated.
Click on underlined links for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
Update us. 
 
 
Regards

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I Bought un'IdeaPad 100 : the volume of the speaker and Basso RESPECT one computer to another computer in a Lenovo Other brands , I would like to know if anyone has the same problem . Thank you.
 
Mod's Edit:  Since this is an English forum you may get a better response by posting in English.  Readers have a tendency to avoid posting in threads which require translation.
 
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A:LG G FLEX

I have been using my G Flex for about a month now and really like it. Videos are very sharp and the phone it self is fast and reliable. I highly recommend it.
 

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A:Looking for a stylus for Flex 14

Look for touch capacitive styluses.

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A:Flex 3 15" ram upgrade

Hi Kaungie ,
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Do you have the Machine number of your pc to check on specific details?
Would that be Flex 3-1570 or a Flex 3-1580 ?
 
Anyways , checking further on the hardware manual and products sheet for both , showing Max 8GB x 1 slot . 
Checked on version of BIOS and no particular change on RAM caps but instead for other fixes only.
 
Memory :  8GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket
 
I would not suggest you purchase a 16 GB just to try but if you have a spare , no particular harm .
It would just either beep and and not proceed to power on self test (POST) or it would detect it.
No guarantee thou but if you have a compatible spare or have a local tech /IT to test it.
 
It is worth a try ,in some models (Z series) worked fine since the CPU can handle more.
 
Regards
 

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A:Flex 3 adding RAM

Hi alxnz , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would you have the machine number from the sticker or get it from here so that we would be able to know specific details and upgrade possible for your RAM . Just keep the serial number confidential.
 
Offered FRU list from the hardware manual would show specifications of memory you would need and you can download it from the support website (type in your machine type then choose the documentation tab ) .
 
Update us as soon as convenient,
 
Regards 

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A:Flex-3 1580 - Buy or not to buy...

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A:Flex 3 15 - Input lag in WIn 10

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A:Flex 2 14 RAM upgrade

ON CPU-Z it says 6GB but on system property it only displays 2GBhttp://imgur.com/SVS0yT3

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A:Flex 3 15 has so many problems

I have no idea what might be wrong with your screen, sorry, but I might have a solution for your power button. I was thinking a spring connecting the power button and the on switch inside of the pc might have been knocked out of place. To fix that, try wiggling the power button around in it's socket. Good Luck!

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A:Flex 3 1130 - Memory?

Unfortunately no on the upgrade.  The Flex 3 has the memory soldered directly to the motherboard so it is not upgradable.  Sorry !

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A:Flex 3 1580 Won't Charge

I'm having the same problem! Mine's down to 0% so it has to constantly be plugged in. I'm really hoping someone can help with this!

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A:Flex 2 15 Missing RAM slot

Hi Weymere , 
 
 
Welcome to th Community Forums. 
 
Utility Software such as Speccy, HWINFO and CPU-Z would base it from its own database using the identified chipset and its features can handle and not the physical hardware as is what is declared in the product specification sheet (8GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, non-parity, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket ) .
 
Similar discussion here and here for further review. 
 
Hope this answered your query.
 
 
Regards

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A:Flex 2-15: How to access BIOS

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
To confirm, you're looking at manual page 15 of the Flex 2-14/Flex 2-15 User Guide:
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_flex_2_14_flex_2_14d_flex_2_15_flex_2_15d_ug_...
Right-side view, item #1, correct?
 
Regards.

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A:Flex 2-14 - Need a Part for my computer

Hi smbainter , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
It's best if you have the machine number from the sticker or check it from the parts lookup page, where you can also get the particular Power board part number and power board cable. 
 
As example I used Machine Type - Model 59418273  LenovoFlex2-14GPGRTXI54210U8G1288MUS from partslookuppage  giving me :
Part number : 5C50F76769 Power Board W Flex2-15 CARDS MISC INTERNAL 
Then checking on the FRU list of the hardware manual, shows Item number 5 page 71 on the dissection figure . 
 
To verify herewith is the service training guide for video referencing the part you are describing as power board. 
 
Update us how it goes for you. 
 
 
Regards

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A:Flex 2 pro sound issues

I have experienced a similar problem.It occurs at the start of an audio clip (never while it is already playing), almost exclusively through Chrome (although I rarely play music contained on the HD through Music Player so I can't rule it out). IMO, the sound card might be encountering difficulties switching between input sources (for ex. if I switch between tabs or go from one application to another). Symptoms: the volume stays low and the sound is somwhat distorted: the low and mid-range sounds are virtually muted out. This last anywhere between 5 seconds and a minute, and then the sound magically becomes clear again Attempted solutions:In instances where the sound doesn't begin playing normally again, restarting the laptop works.The drivers have been re-installed.    

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Hello
Recently i bought a Sapphire HD 5770 Flex graphic card. I have problem to setup the eyefinity technology. My monitors is Samsung 32" (DP to HDMI) , HP W2207H 22"(HDMI) and LG L1720S 17"(DVI to VGA). I can extend or duplicate the second monitor without a problem. If i try to extend or duplicate the third monitor, i have to disable one of the other two. Every time i try to create a group i have 2 options 2x1 or 1x2. I downloaded the updates of 22th of November but the problem persists. Do i have to use ATI adapters? Do i have to use 3 identical monitors anything i want? which monitors i can use and how i can setup the eyfinity?

Thank you for your time
 

A:Sapphire HD 5770 flex

If you want to use 3 monitors you may need to install another video card
 

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Hello, I have a Flex 2-14 and want to change my wireless card to a 5ghz card. I found a list with compatible cards but don't find partnumbers or a store where I can buy compatible wlan cards. 3160NGW, QCNFA34AC, QCNFA335, RTL8723BE, BCM943142Y, BCM943162ZP Perhaps someone has already 5 Ghz wlan running? Thank you. Greetings Alex

A:5ghz wlan flex 2-14

Hi. You can buy here http://aliexpress.com with delivery from China. For example: BCM943162ZP - https://ru.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20161015213725&SearchText=BCM943162ZP Are you sure that these cards are compatible with Flex 2-14? 

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A:Gateway Flex -win. Xp -will Not Start Up

Do you have a model number? I'm going to go out on a limb and say you have a sticking/faulty power button. To take that out of the troubleshooting equation you need to take the side off the computer (change the battery while you're at it). Trace the wires from the power button to the motherboard, and remove the 2 wires. Using a flat-tipped screwdriver, quickly touch the 2 pins then remove the screwdriver. If it remains running, then you know it's the switch

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Any suggestions? Battery already semi-dead ? Or are there any improvement hints around?

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Seems really cheap. Has a touch screen

Good idea? Bad idea?

Thanks
OM
 

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Hi
i m doing my project with Flex Bison and Gcc Compilers

i m in a very urgent need of this GNU C compiler this must also be able to compile lex and yacc files with flex and bison respectively for WINDOWS ENVIRONMENT...please post the link for it.

Also i need a help on how to run socket programs written in C in Windows environment..
will VC++ be enough if so how should i do it...means the way to set that path...suggest some other compilers also that takes in <sys/types.h><sys/socket.h><netinet/in.h><netdb.h> and other network supporting header files...

please send me the GCC compiler soon...

any of you here please please do help me out...

thanks in advance to all of you who reply to this..

Regards,
Vivek P
 

A:GCC FLEX & BISON Needed

csvivek said:

Hi
i m doing my project with Flex Bison and Gcc Compilers

i m in a very urgent need of this GNU C compiler this must also be able to compile lex and yacc files with flex and bison respectively for WINDOWS ENVIRONMENT...please post the link for it.

Also i need a help on how to run socket programs written in C in Windows environment..
will VC++ be enough if so how should i do it...means the way to set that path...suggest some other compilers also that takes in <sys/types.h><sys/socket.h><netinet/in.h><netdb.h> and other network supporting header files...

please send me the GCC compiler soon...

any of you here please please do help me out...

thanks in advance to all of you who reply to this..

Regards,
Vivek PClick to expand...

HI csvivek,

Google for: flex & bison
and follow the links - lots of good stuff out there.

-- Tom
 

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Lenovo isnt very forthcoming with information on this that I can find.
 

A:Lenovo Flex 14 additional HD

According to the reviews I have read there are different versions of the flex 14. Some come with a 128Gb SSD, others come with a 500gb HDD. Also in the different version there are different CPUs. None of the reviews mention an optical drive and from the appearance of the case I see no ports that you could install one. Judging by the size of the case it doesn't appear to have a slot for a second hard drive.
 

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A:Flex 3-1120 Windows 10 OKR

Iam not sure if it will restore lenovo pre installed apps but it will restore windows 10 completely......  RegardsKamal



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A:Flex 14 - F2/Volume down key stuck on

I have the same problem. I tried to disable the function key with SharpKeys. (Disable media volume down)This helped the volume problem, but doesn't solve the trackpad problem.

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Hi Sir i have problem about Fn key on the Lenovo Flex 14it can't press F1-F12 directly because it must press the Fn+ these key.do you have the way for solve this problem? Best Reagard











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A:Lenovo Flex 14 Fn key problem

hi synes55
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
When you press the Power to turn it on start hitting the Fn+F2 and F2 only simultaneously.
It should get you to a bios settings
   Go to the Configuration tab and look for the "Hotkey Mode" option Toggle that to Disable the hit F10 or Fn+F10 to save and Exit
 
It should switch the use of F keys to legacy
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
 




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